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CA-954TH CADET GROUP
WHITNEY HIGH SCHOOL
AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC

 
Aerospace & Leadership Education Curriculum

Aerospace & Leadership Education Curriculum

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The AFJROTC curriculum consists of four Aerospace Science (AS) courses with each course normally covering a single school year, plus a Leadership Laboratory Activity (LLA) (formerly known as Summer Leadership School (SLS) and Drill Only class. These courses are identified as AS-I, AS-II, AS-III, and AS IV. Each AS course is comprised of 40% Aerospace Science, 40% Leadership Education and 20% Physical Fitness/Wellness.
 
Aerospace Science I (JROTC-I):

Aerospace Science I (JROTC-I):

Aerospace Science I is a history course designed to acquaint the student with the historical development of flight.  Leadership includes components of individual and group behavior. The topics of this course are:

Aerospace Science I:
a. Imagining Flight
b. Exploring Flight
c. Developing Flight
d. Extending Flight

Leadership Education I:
a. JROTC Heritage, Organization and Traditions
b. Wellness and Fitness
c. Individual Self-Control
d. Citizenship    

Aerospace Science II (JROTC-II):

Aerospace Science II (JROTC-II):

This is a science course which our earth, moon and planets, the latest advances in space technology, and the continuing challenges of space and manned space flight. Leadership Education promotes effective effective communications, understanding group and team, preparing for leadership, and personal development. The topics of this course are:

Aerospace Science II:
a. Earth, Moon, and the Planets
b. Space Programs
c. Continuing Challenges of Space
d. Manned Spaceflight

Leadership Education II:
a. Effective Communication Skills
b. Cadet Corps Activities
c. Understanding Groups and Teams
d. Preparing for Leadership
e. Personal Development
 
 
Aerospace Science III (JROTC-III):

Aerospace Science III (JROTC-III):

Aerospace Science III is a science course designed to acquaint the students with the cultural developments throughout the global community.  Leadership includes management, citizenship and ethics. The topics of this course are:

	 student color guard holding flags and marching while marchingAerospace Science III:
a. Middle East 
b. Asia
c. Africa
d. Russia
e. Latin America
f. Europe

Leadership Education III:
a. Choosing your Path
b. The Job Search
c. Financial Planning
d. Career Opportunities    

Aerospace Science IV (JROTC-IV):

Aerospace Science IV (JROTC-IV):


This course is limited to JROTC cadets in their senior year who have had the previous three years of instruction. The course integrates and applies all previous instruction to the operation of the cadet corps. Here the emphasis is on leadership and management concepts and techniques previously learned. The topics of this course are:
 
Aerospace Science IV:
a.  Management of the Cadet Corps
b.  Policy and Organization
c.  Daily Corps Business
 
Leadership Education IV:
a. Introduction to Management
b. Management Decisions
c. Management Functions
d. Managing Self and Others
 
 
ROTC DRill (Aerospace science levels II-IV only)

ROTC DRill (Aerospace science levels II-IV only)

Drill is limited to JROTC cadets who have already completed a full year in the program. The course is creditable towards one year of physical fitness. Cadets in this class can anticipate being chosen to represent the School and their Unit at the Titan and NorCal drill competitions.There are a total of 6 after school sessions that will require cadet participation (Midnight Madness – one week prior to drill competition; uniform preparation – 2 days (typically the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the competition) for each drill meet. Only the elite of the Corps are invited, expects cadets in the Drill class to be held to a higher standard than the rest of the cadets. The CA-954 cadets enter the drill competitions with the following teams:
 
Unarmed
a. Inspection and Regulation
b. Exhibition
 
Armed
a. Inspection and Regulation
b. Exhibition
 
Color Guard
a. Inspection and Regulation